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Gregg's Quiz #33

05 Jan 2007 - by Gregg Cattanach

Here are the next group of seven problems where the player didn't manage to come up with the best play. The rollout results disagree with the play made at the board. Try to work out the best play amongst all the possibilities.

 

Rating:  5.00
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Gregg's Quiz #33

05 Jan 2007 - by Gregg Cattanach

Here are the next group of seven problems where the player didn't manage to come up with the best play. The rollout results disagree with the play made at the board. Try to work out the best play amongst all the possibilities.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #32

20 Dec 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Here are the next group of seven problems where the player didn't manage to come up with the best play. The rollout results disagree with the play made at the board. Try to work out the best play amongst all the possibilities.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #31

05 Dec 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

I've found seven backgammon problems where a good player (usually me) couldn't come up with the best play. The rollout results disagree with the play made at the board. Try to work out the best play amongst all the possibilities.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #30

20 Nov 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #30. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #29

05 Nov 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #28. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #28

20 Oct 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #28. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #27

05 Oct 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #26. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #26

20 Sep 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #26. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #25

05 Sep 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #25. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #24

20 Aug 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #24. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #23

05 Aug 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #23. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #22

20 Jul 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #22. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #21

05 Jul 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #21. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #20

20 Jun 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #20. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #19

05 Jun 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg Cattanach's Quiz #19. Here are seven backgammon positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #18

20 Apr 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Quiz #18. Here are seven positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #17

05 Apr 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Quiz #17. Here are seven positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #16

20 Mar 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Quiz #16. Here are seven positions where a good player wasn't able to find the best play. Come on in and give it your best shot!

Rating:  4.80

Gregg's Quiz #15

05 Mar 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Another two weeks gone by and another challenging quiz! Here are seven positions where good players were not able to find the best play. Sorting out the advantages and disadvantages in the candidate plays is often quite difficult.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #14

20 Feb 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Here are seven positions where a good backgammon player wasn't able to find the best play. The candidate plays will have different pluses and minuses. Sorting out these advantages and disadvantages is the crux of our game.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #13

05 Feb 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Here are seven backgammon positions where a top player did not make the best play. The candidate moves usually have different assets and liabilities, and weighing and sorting them out can be difficult. Come take the quiz!

Rating:  4.89

Gregg's Quiz #12

20 Jan 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Gregg's Quiz #12. Here are seven problems that some good players had trouble with in real matches. I've tried to find situations where the best play wasn't clear or obvious to me.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #11

05 Jan 2006 - by Gregg Cattanach

Welcome to Quiz #11. I hope you all had a pleasant holiday season! I'm looking forward to playing at more ABT tournaments this year, which is where I find some of these problems that good players had trouble with in real matches.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #10

20 Dec 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

Here are seven problems that some good players had trouble with in real matches. I've tried to find situations where the best play wasn't clear or obvious for me.

Rating:  4.25

Gregg's Quiz #9

05 Dec 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

Time for Gregg's Quiz again. Here are seven problems that some good players had trouble with in real matches. I've tried to find situations where the best play wasn't clear or obvious for me. Come on in and try the quiz.

Rating:  4.86

Gregg's Quiz #8

21 Nov 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

I've tried to find situations where the best play wasn't clear or obvious to me and have come up with seven quiz problems that some top players had trouble with in real matches.

Rating:  4.80

Gregg's Quiz #7

05 Nov 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

Here are seven more problems that some top players had trouble with in live play. Our goal is to try to learn something about the game by looking at some not so obvious positions and the best way to play them.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #6

20 Oct 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

My goal in selecting these backgammon positions is to pick those where it seems hard to find the correct play. Come try out these seven problems and hopefully you'll learn something in the process as I always do.

Rating:  4.78

Gregg's Quiz #5

06 Oct 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

Hello again, and welcome back to Gregg's Quiz. Here are seven problems that some top players had trouble with in live play. I hope you find them challenging and educational.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #4

20 Sep 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

Take your time and endeavor to come up with the best play. It can be helpful if you try to put into words some of your reasons. These are real problems from real matches, so don't assume the clever-looking play will be always right.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #3

05 Sep 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

Learn how to play better with these excellent quizzes on backgammon position problems that top players got wrong.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #2

20 Aug 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

Hello Quiz fans. Here are seven more problems that some top players had trouble with in live play. I hope they will be challenging and educational.

Rating:  5.00

Gregg's Quiz #1

05 Aug 2005 - by Gregg Cattanach

The Quiz is back! Gregg Cattanach, one of the top players on the U.S. backgammon circuit, resurrects the GV quiz with seven new problems twice monthly and a scoring system based on the equity difference in Snowie 4 analysis.

Rating:  4.67
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